Drowning death in Oliver's Tuc-El-Nuit Lake

FILE PHOTO- Oliver RCMP report a man's body found in Tuc-El-Nuit Lake yesterday, Aug. 1, 2017, died of drowning and is not deemed suspicious.

OLIVER - Oliver police report the death of a man by drowning in Tuc-El-Nuit Lake in Oliver yesterday.

Oliver RCMP spokesperson Sgt. Blaine Gervais said in a press release issued today, Aug. 2, a 37-year-old man’s body was located in the lake Aug. 1, following reports of a man’s body seen in the water.

The man was seen entering the water earlier in the day, but not noted missing until later.

The man is believed to be a Mexican national and the death is not deemed suspicious.

Oliver RCMP and the B.C. Coroner Service are continuing their investigation into the drowning.


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